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FZNT32 KNHC 192114
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
414 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRES OF 1014 MB CENTERED OVER THE NW GULF WATERS
EXTENDS A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS AND A COLD
FRONT SW TO SOUTH TEXAS. THE LOW WILL TRACK ENE ACROSS THE FAR
NORTHERN WATERS. ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM THE
NORTH CENTRAL WATERS NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO
SAT MORNING...THEN WILL STALL FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO NEAR
TAMPICO MEXICO EARLY SUN WHERE IT WILL DISSIPATE. A STRONG COLD
FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF LATE MON NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO TAMPICO MEXICO TUE
LATE AND ACROSS THE SE WATERS WED LATE. MINIMAL GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN WATERS W OF THE
FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.



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